|Confessionum Libri Tredecim - Saint Augustine of Hippo|
LibriVox recording of Confessionum Libri Tredecim by Saint Augustine of Hippo. Read in Latin by bedwere Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles...
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|Martyred Armenia - Fa'iz El-Ghusein|
LibriVox recording of Martyred Armenia, by Fa'iz El-Ghusein. Read by Margaret Espaillat. This is a first hand account of the Armenian Genocide written by a Syrian who had been a Turkish official for three and a half years. His accounts tell of the worst of humanity, and also of the noblest. The noble include families who courageously support each other in the face of death, and Turks who refuse to follow orders to kill, knowing that they shall be executed themselves for their defiance...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; memoir; martyred armenia
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|Two Treatises of Civil Government - John Locke|
LibriVox recording of Two Treatises of Civil Government, by John Locke. The Two Treatises of Civil Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise is an extended attack on Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, which argued for a divinely-ordained, hereditary, absolute monarchy. The more influential Second Treatise outlines a theory of civil society based on natural rights and contract theory...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; politics; religion; political philosophy; divine right of kings; regal power; state of nature; property; government; war; slavery; monarchy; tyranny; Sir Robert Filmer; Enlightenment
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|David Copperfield - Charles Dickens|
LibriVox recording of David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. Read by Tadhg. The story is told almost entirely from the point of view of the first person narrator, David Copperfield himself, and was the first Dickens novel to be written as such a narration.The story deals with the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity.David's father had died six months before he was born, and seven years later, his mother remarries but David and his step-father don’t get on and he is sent to boar...
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